Etymology
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monorail (n.)

"single-rail railway system," 1885, from French; a hybrid; see mono- + rail (n.1).

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tangelo (n.)
"hybrid of a tangerine and a pomelo," 1904, the word formed like the fruit.
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shogunate (n.)
1871, a hybrid, from Japanese shogun + Latinate suffix -ate (1).
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midwifery (n.)

"the practice of obstetrics," late 15c., mede-wifri, "the craft or service of a midwife;" a hybrid from midwife + -ery.

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hypersensitive (adj.)
1827, a hybrid from hyper- "over, exceedingly, to excess" + sensitive. Related: Hypersensitivity; hypersensitiveness.
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kinship (n.)
by 1764, from kin + -ship. Relationship covers the same sense but is a hybrid.
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hindrance (n.)
mid-15c., a hybrid from hindren (see hinder (v.)) on model of French-derived words in -ance.
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harpist (n.)
"one who plays the harp," 1610s, a hybrid from Germanic harp (n.) + Greek -ist.
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appendectomy (n.)

1891, a hybrid from appendix in the anatomical sense + -ectomy "a cutting, surgical removal."

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intertwine (v.)
1640s (trans.), a hybrid from inter- + twine (v.). Intransitive sense is from 1782. Related: Intertwined; intertwining.
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